Attitudes, values and ideas

From elite attitudes to poverty and the influence of the career ambitions of national leaders, to citizens’ willingness to report corruption, this stream of DLP research examines wide-ranging issues.

Using both qualitative and quantitative methods, we move beyond a focus on incentives to look at what else motivates and influences different groups of actors, from politicians, elites and recipient governments, to disenfranchised groups, civil society and donors, and assess the implications for aid policy and practice.

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Suda PereraFebruary 201505/02/2015
Claire McloughlinDecember 201402/12/2014

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The Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) is an international research initiative that explores how leadership, power and political processes drive or block successful development.

DLP focuses on the crucial role of home-grown leaderships and coalitions in forging legitimate political settlements and institutions that promote developmental outcomes, such as sustainable growth, political stability and inclusive social development.

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Power and systems, and their role in developmental change: Guest seminar with Duncan Green

Tuesday 21st February 2017

Seeing power and complex social systems clearly is the first step towards supporting positive developmental change, says Oxfam Strategic Director and DLP research partner Duncan Green. He discussed the themes of his latest book at a recent International Development Department guest seminar at the University of Birmingham.

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'How Change Happens': Birmingham seminar with Duncan Green

Monday 9th January 2017

What works in achieving progressive change? How do power and systems shape change, and how can you influence them? Join Oxfam's Duncan Green on Thursday 19 January to discuss the themes of his new book 'How Change Happens'. The presentation will be followed by a drinks reception and book signing.

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